A call to action for United Methodists

Eradicate circumstances that lead to crises such as Ebola

Social-justice agency urges faith-filled determination to prevent future recurrences of such crises, dedicates webpage, will host Nov. 21 conference call. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 14, 2014

Social-justice agency calls for eradicating circumstances that lead to crises such as Ebola

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society has issued a call to the denomination to respond with faith-filled determination to prevent future recurrences of crises such as that caused by Ebola. The statement emphasizes that the underlying causes that enabled Ebola to move from... read more»

November 10, 2014

For those affected by Ebola

A litany in response to UMCOR’s call to pray

Litany lifts up those in Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone — for all those who live with the threat of the Ebola virus. read more »

by the Rev. Frederick Yebuah
on October 20, 2014

Dealing as a Church with HIV

Pandemic multi-layered social issue

Churches in Togo have not been fully engaged in addressing issue where 110,000 people live with HIV, 6,600 lives have been lost. read more »

October 20, 2014

2014 World Methodist Peace Award

Former missionaries in North Africa named co-recipients

Johnsons' simple motto: The Church has to be where needs are greatest guided their ministry despite assaults, expulsions. read more »

October 10, 2014

Ebola impacts malaria fight

UMCom joins battle against deadly disease

Imagine No Malaria comprehensive approach has strengthened hospitals and health posts in all 4 countries where Ebola is. read more »

September 02, 2014

What constitutes spiritual authority?

12-year-olds speak to 55,000 United Methodists at revival in Zimbabwe

Acknowledging theological differences important to figuring out how to develop common understandings across cultural divides. read more »

by Dr. David Scott
on September 02, 2014

‘I need to pay back’

Africa University grad addresses U.S. Africa Summit

Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, General Board of Global Ministries provided scholarship support to ‘proud African woman from remote rural village.’ read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on September 02, 2014

Schooling for girls in South Sudan

UMCOR helping transform lives of generation of children

Educating young women among most effective ways to lift families and communities out of poverty. read more »

by David Tereshchuk
on September 02, 2014

DRC ‘not same country’ as in 1960

2 successful elections open door to development

United Methodist Church bishops, agency heads touring Eastern Congo prior to mission roundtable in Kindu. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 15, 2014

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